This is Just The Beginning
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Assume you know nothing, and let’s start fresh.
It’s a New Year, and everyone is talking about “planning”...but everyone plans, and the results aren’t great: 1 in 4 people can’t even keep their New Year’s resolutions for one week.
Even more? Only 9% of people will actually achieve what they set out to do at the beginning of the year because just about everyone kicks off the New Year in the same way.
We’re going to take a different approach.
As I wrapped in December with a founder who doubled his company revenue this year, the thing that stood out was him talking about our work together and his own insights. “I’m not the same man I was a year ago. I know what I can do now,” he told me. “This is just the beginning.”
He is a successful founder by anyone’s measure running a company worth a few hundred million dollars. He’s always been a fantastic strategist, but even he wasn’t finished. He discovered that there was a way of moving in the world where he could push things a lot further than he had in the past…and he was excited to get on it.
The keys to action are not in planning more actions. Instead? They lie in who you think you are, and how you think about the world around you.
The New Year will have most people stalled yet again…but that doesn’t have to be you. Enough with the planning. Let’s tap in and learn how it really works, to hit the ground with pace and push.
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